This is by no means a new concept. At the bottom of this post will be several links about hyper-radical (but becoming increasingly accepted) proposals for severe limits on world wide populations.
The only reason that this case is unique at all is that the most recent advocate for governmental-enforced population control came from gay advocate thug Dan Savage. It was he who became infamous for utilizing his speaking engagements to mete out indescribably vicious attacks on people, including high school students, who did not appreciate his cruel remarks.
-From the The Blaze link at top:
"Sex columnist and liberal activist Dan Savage said this week that sometimes he thinks “abortion should be mandatory” as a solution to what he said was Earth’s overpopulation problem............
“Population control. There’s too many goddamn people on the planet,” Savage told the laughing audience.
“You know, I’m pro-choice, I believe that women should have a right to control their bodies,” he continued. “Sometimes in my darker moments, I’m anti-choice. I think abortion should be mandatory for about 30 years.”
Savage, an outspoken liberal, made news earlier this week after it was reported he was paid $24,000 to deliver a graphic sex speech at a public university in October......"
Maintain humanity under 500,000,000 in perpetual balance with nature.
Guide reproduction wisely — improving fitness and diversity.
Unite humanity with a living new language.
Rule passion — faith — tradition — and all things with tempered reason.
Protect people and nations with fair laws and just courts.
Let all nations rule internally resolving external disputes in a world court.
Avoid petty laws and useless officials.
Balance personal rights with social duties.
Prize truth — beauty — love — seeking harmony with the infinite.
Be not a cancer on the earth — Leave room for nature — Leave room for nature."